There's a definite chill in the air and holiday markets are beginning to pop up this month, perfect for anyone who likes to get all of their gift shopping done before Thanksgiving. Grab your favorite scarf and make some fun November plans in Howard County! Be sure to share your favorite holiday adventures this season! #hocoholidays

Special Events:

November 1 - Girls Night Out at Historic Savage Mill 

November 2 - 4 Howard County Crafts Spectacular at Hoco Fairgrounds

November 3 -4 Give Thanks Weekend at Sharps Farm

November 3 - 4 Grand Opening Weekend at Mary’s Land Farm 

November 3 - 4 Pumpkin Chuckin Weekend at Clark’s Elioak Farm

November 3 -4 US Quidditch Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship at Troy Park, Elkridge, MD

November 6 Pilgrim History & Hayride Open House at Sharp Farm

November 7 School’s Out: Habitat Extreme Day Camp at Robinson Nature Center 

November 8 Beer, Bourbon, and Bags at Two Merriweather

November 9 - 11 Piano Sale at Merriweather Post Pavilion 

November 9 The Fabulous Hubcaps at Turf Valley Resort 

November 9 Toddler Time at Robinson Nature Center 

November 10 Historic Oakland Holiday Craft Fair at Historic Oakland Manor 

November 10 Lil’ Stars at Robinson Nature Center 

November 10 - 11 Maryland Alpaca and Fleece Festival at Howard County Fairgrounds 

November 11 Earth: We’re All on this Together at Robinson Nature Center 

November 11 Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony at Downtown Columbia Lakefront

November 11 Crab Soup Contest at Ellicott Mills Brewing Company 

November 11 Friends of Rabbits Fundraiser at Black Flag Brewing Co. 

November 15 Girls Night Out at Main St.

November 16 Explore the Earth, Moon, and Space Family Night at Robinson Nature Center

November 17 An Elegant Evening at Museum of Howard County History and Library 

November 18 Tinsel & Treasures at North Laurel Community Center 

November 18 Turkey Waddle at  North Laurel Community Center

November 21 Thanks-Living at Robinson Nature Center

November 22 Ellicott City Y Turkey Trot at Long Gate Shopping Center

November 24 Santa visits Historic Savage Mill 

November 30 Mistletoe and Moonlight Makers Mart at Robinson nature Center .

November 22 - December 30 Symphony of Lights at Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods 

Music & Performing Arts

November 1 -15 World Premier of: "Things that are round" at  Howard County Community College

November 2- 30 Art Maryland at Howard County Art Council

November 2 -30 Director's Choice at Howard County Art Council 

November 2 I Draw Slow with the High & Wides at The Soundry 

November 3 An Evening with: The Beat Hotel at The Soundry

November 8 John Papa Gros with Crystal Shawanda at The Soundry 

November 9  An Evening with Chris Smither at The Soundry 

November 9 Jason Shafer Clarinet Master Class at Horowitz  Center 

November 10  Intern John's One Night Stand at The Soundry 

November 11 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy: The Songs of WWII at Slayton House

Art Exhibits

November 7 Living According to Seasons : Chinese Medicine for Modern Lifestyles at Columbia Art Center 

November 3 - 24 The Art of Abstraction at Columbia Art Center

November 5 From Faux to Abstraction at Columbia Art Center 

November 1- 30 (Sundays Only) All Member Holiday Show at Artists Gallery

November 29 Howard County Arts Council's Open House & Holiday Sale at the Art's Council